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Edinburgh Napier University

Industry accredited postgraduate programmes

Our intensive, industry-focused degrees are ‘standard bearers for publishing education in the UK’ (source: the Professional Publishers Association).

Our focus is vocational, providing you with the practical expertise and research skills employers demand. Our students include graduates who want a career in publishing and professionals wishing to enhance their career prospects. Uniquely, both our postgraduate programmes have industry approved accreditation – MSc Publishing by Creative Skillset, MSc Magazine Publishing by the PPA.

A centre of excellence for publishing education, we work with the internationally renowned Scottish Centre for the Book, a hub for publishing research. Based in Edinburgh, a vibrant cosmopolitan capital, we are in the home of Scottish publishing, with strong industry links nationally and globally.

  • Networking opportunities and attendance at industry events
  • Regular Guest Speakers and Master Classes by industry experts
  • Practical experience – students produce commercial books and magazines (print, eBooks and apps)
  • Industry visits and organised publishing placements